Guest Columns

The Jabs, Darts and Spats Over Hijab At the Bar, By Jiti Ogunye

Until the rule is changed, or until a court of law declares the rule or the enforcement thereof a breach of the right of the lady, under Section 38 of the Constitution and analogous provisions in other applicable charters, the Council of Legal Education and the Body of Benchers have…
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Opinion

Tithe Debate: Theology Versus Evidence, By Ifedayo Babalola

In the tactics of theology versus evidence therefore, the latter has won hands down. Anti-tithers say the opposition's victory is only in the short run. But I dare say if the war tactics remain unchanged, then the long run is already here. Profiling the Nigerian anti-tithe coalition is no mean…
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Columns

Foreign Capital Imports, Investor Confidence, and Economic Reforms, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Our policy makers ought, therefore, to worry that percent of the capital imported into the country in the first three quarters of 2017 ended up in Lagos State. Not only then was much of the money that we boast of as having come into the economy (indicating investor confidence) of…
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Article of Faith

“You Snakes! You Brood of Vipers!!”, By Femi Aribisala

Did Jesus forget to include in his beatitudes: “Blessed are the tithers for theirs is the kingdom of heaven?” Certainly not! The bus going from Lagos to Benin was waylaid by highway robbers. They got on the bus brandishing automatic weapons: “This is a stick up,” declared the leader of…
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Opinion

Africa and Five Hundred Years of the Protestant Reformation, By Emmanuel Nwachukwu

As Christendom marks five hundred years of the protestant reformation, we need God so much in these day to stem the tide of charlatans and error that have taken over church pulpits in Africa. Believers need so much of wisdom and discerning minds to search the scriptures for themselves and…
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Columns

They Wish You Should Compromise With Them, So That They Compromise You, By Murtadha Gusau

If we must agree to remove our Hijabs because we want to become women lawyers, and it is Darura to do so, don't expect automatic forgiveness, If we eat food, which is declared Haram, don’t expect automatic forgiveness, because no excuse remains. We have transgressed the boundaries. Saturday, December 16,…
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